Today is Take Your Pet to Work Day, but according to a new survey there are plenty of people who don't need some made-up holiday to bring their dog or cat to their job.

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The survey found that half of dog owners who work at pet-friendly places bring their dog in at least once a week and 20% bring it in pretty much daily. 19% of cat owners also bring their cat in pretty much every day.

"Pets bring a wealth of benefits – both physical and emotional – to pet owners and their families, so it's no surprise those same benefits also apply to the workplace and employees," said Dr. Kurt Venator. "Whether a pet helps provide a calming sense during a challenging situation or encourages employees to take a walk during their lunch break."

Read more at PR Newswire.

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